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Inner and Outer East Melbourne Management Network Meeting (NDIS)

National Disability Services invites strategic leaders, senior managers and team leaders to attend a management network meeting. 
NDS Committee Meeting
NDS Committee Meeting

Finance and Sustainability Sub-Committee

The Finance and Sustainability Sub-Committee provides a state-wide focus regarding strategies and issues that impact on the sustainability of disability service delivery, within the NDS membership.
One Day Seminar
One Day Seminar

Southern Melbourne NDIS Implementation Workshop #3

NDS invites service delivery and NDIS intake managers, team leaders and frontline managers to the final Southern Melbourne NDIS Implementation Workshop beyond implementation.

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Online Training

Manual Handling for Disability Support Workers

This e-learning module explores manual handling techniques for supporting people with disability.
Training Course (short)
Training Course (short)

Webinar: Getting marketing on the agenda

Marketing is vital for community organisations in Australia. Gain insights from experts and learn how Lumin can work to help you market effectively in this webinar.
Online Training
Online Training

Recognising Restrictive Practices - Zero Tolerance Program

The risk of abuse for some people with disability can increase depending on a range of personal and service type factors. Understanding the increased risk associated with specific services and settings...

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Governance and Working With Other Organisations

If your organisation is considering delivering its services under the NDIS by merging entities, subcontracting, forming partnerships or joint ventures, this webinar-based resource is for you.
Training Course (short)
Training Course (short)

Defensible Documentation Workshop

What happens if your support is questioned? This course will introduce you to defensible documentation and give you the skills to ensure your documentation always protects you. 
Training Course (short)
Training Course (short)

Defensible Documentation Workshop

What happens if your support is questioned? This course will introduce you to defensible documentation and give you the skills to ensure your documentation always protects you. 

Understanding Abuse Learning Bites

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Location: National (Online)
Date: 8/01/2019 to 31/12/2019

The ‘Understanding Abuse’ Learning Bites are 3-5 minute videos addressing eight life areas. They can be used to promote discussion and personal reflection by support workers. Each Learning Bite has a printable worksheet to be completed and signed off by the supervisor.

“I really benefited from the videos, and being able to hear what others saw in the scenarios.”

Access the Learning Bites here:
4.0 Recap on Empowerment Circle
4.1 Physical
4.2 Social
4.3 Identity
4.4 Material
4.5 Economic
4.6 Education
4.7 Relationships
4.8 Emotional

‘Understanding Abuse’ downloadable worksheets

These easy-to-use worksheets promote reflection, team discussion and action through simple personal and team exercises.

Includes checklists to help support workers recognise instances of good, poor and abusive practice, and to take action.

Download the Learning Bite worksheets here (PDFWord).

Contact information

For any enquiries, please contact James Bannister Manager, Applied Research Projects National (03) 8341 4316